The very first recording by the Choir of St John's under George Guest. It was described by the Manchester Guardian as 'ecclesiastical pop' at the time.
This disc is available as part of the Decca Classics Box Set of George Guest's recordings with St John's. More information on the set is available here.
From the archives, this webcast of Choral Evensong features Adrian Batten's Fourth Service and an eight-part setting of Ave Maria by Alonso Lobo.
Former choral scholar and chorister Iestyn Davies and label partners Signum Classics receive 'Baroque Vocal' and 'Best Label' in 2017 Gramophone Awards
Fiona Maddocks, The Observer